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was an automatic weapon and an explosive laden suicide vest. they were fakes provided by fbi. >>> classes are back in session at two universities tonight after some eerily similar threats. the first came this morning at the university of texas at austin. a man called claiming to have planted bombs all over campus. there was also a bomb threat at north dakota state university. tonight the fbi is trying to figure out if they are related. >>> at valparaiso university in indiana is tightening security after threatening graffiti, but no word if that is related tonight. >>> new information about the former bus driver accused of ramming a school bus into an employee lounge in accokeek back in december. prosecutors claim 41-year-old theresa douglas was upset with some of her co-workers, so she drove her bus into the trailer that housed their lounge. the washington post reports the jury agreed and convicted douglas. she now faces 53 years in prison. sentencing is next month. >>> a northern virginia man on death row since he was 20 had the chance that he would walk out a free man today, but the judge said
brandon is former f.b.i. assistant director for counterterrorism. >> our intelligence law enforcement people are actually talking to each other. >> reporter: our mind set changed by september 12. the shoe bomber and underwear bomber proved airline passengers are unlikely again to ever give up without a fight. police in montgomery county and across the country have focused on counterterrorism. homeland security has spent billions equipping officers with equipment like radiation detectors. >> the money we spent is like spending money for insurance. you have to decide just how safe you want to be. >> reporter: one political scientist at ohio state university has estimated your odds of being killed by a terrorist at one in 3.5 million. to make those odds even smaller, america has spent trillions of dollars and sacrificed the lives of thousands of our heroic service members. >> in order to imagine that we're safer from terrorism, we've given up all kinds of freedom. >> reporter: the regional aclu director says the costs outweigh the risks. >> if you're a muslim american, you're a lot less
: the fbi open -- justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi opened the investigation to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. a government source says the fbi is sending investigators to germany to interview personnel who evacuated the consulate in libya. at the state department danielle nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> three americans injured in the benghazi attack are being treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. the remains of ambassador stevens and the three others killed with him will arrive back in the u.s. tomorrow. >>> both sides in the presidential race campaigning today in the battle ground state of virginia. you are looking live at mary washington university where the first lady michelle obama is speaking even as we speak. earlier today republican presidential candidate mitt romney was at a place called van dyke park in fairfax and our own bruce leshan was there checking him out. what was the deal? >> yesterday even as these details of this libyan tragedy were unfolding, mitt romney actually held a news conference
the system opens on monday morning. >>> the fbi is trying to track down the person behind the airline hoax. the culprit called police this morning and they said a particular passenger would try to carry a dangerous substance on to the u.s. airways flight from philadelphia to dallas. that flight was already in the air, but the plane quickly returned to philadelphia. police, they detained the passenger who was named by the caller and searched the plane, but they did not find anything dangerous. it resulted in really a big threat to all the passengers. >> reporter: they said the person that made the phone call could be looking at pretty stiff criminal charges. >> yeah, note remotely there. >> it seems like they have a smart day to make you feel connected to your friends, to help you find direction. just about anything you need. >> reporter: but at what point did the applications become an addiction? well, a recent survey here finds 65% of the respondents say they cannot live without their phones. 40% say they would give out coffees first. 18% said they would stop bathing every day before part
american embassies. washington dc said they're giving embassies attention. a homeland security fbi intelligence bulletin posted yesterday warns the risk of violence could increase here in the united states but says it has no credible evidence. >> it's strictly a cya cover your back side in case something happens somewhere, somehow and they have the next commission of why weren't we warned, they can say, oh, we warned you. >> reporter: in libya, the president of the congress there told cbs the killers of the americans will be caught. >> everyone is determined. >> reporter: the attackers are believed to be affiliated with al qaeda as is the group that released a new video of warren winesteen who was captured in pakistan making a new appeal for release. >> i seek for my release. >> reporter: it went on to say that the administration has been unresponsive. near his company in arlington or his family in rockville responded to our request to talk about it. and as part of an effort, a u.s. marine rapid response team has now been dispatched to sudan. teams have already been sent to yemen a
the embassy in tripoli. the f.b.i. has launched a full investigation. agents are being sent there now to sift through the wreckage for evidence. now two war ships armed with cruise missiles are taking positions off the libyan coast. so the u.s. response to these violent protests has also become a very heated topic in the presidential campaigns. i'll have more on that coming up at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> kristin fisher with the update from our satellite center. >>> two sisters are accused of running an illegal home day care in woodbridge, virginia. they each face seven counts of reckless endangerment of a child. investigators say the two women were trying to care for 21 children between the ages of three months and four years old. and they say investigators found seven infants strapped into car seats and left in bath rooms and closets. none of the children was injured. >>> another rabid beaver has turned up in fairfax county. a group of youngsters were add the hidden pond nature center sunday when a beaver jumped out of the water and started chasing them. an animal control officer shot the beav
similar protests in egypt and libya, but now the f.b.i. is investigating the possibility that the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in libya was a planned terrorist attack intended to mark the anniversary of 9/11. here is secretary of state senator clinton followed by president obama. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: the obama administration has started the search for the people who killed ambassador stevens and the three other state department officers killed in tuesday's attack. they're bringing in the marines, unmanned drones and two warships armed with cruise missiles. they're taking position just off the libyan coast. the situation escalating rapidly. i will be monitoring it throughout the next half-hour and bring you an update at 6:30. >> we'll see you then, kristin live in our satellite center this morning. >>> the film behind all
-old pleaded guilty in federal court. f.b.i. acts arrested him in -- agents arrested him in february after undercover officers provided him with what was believed to be a bomb vest. >>> in campaign 2012, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is making a morning speech in the district at the values voters summit. then this afternoon he'll be in harrisonburg, virginia. ryan's running mate g.o.p. presidential nominee mitt romney stopped in fairfax thursday. he began by offering words and praise of slained ambassador stevens but was interrupted by a heck letter. he went on to criticize obama's foreign policy. >>> first lady michele obama spoke to supporters at mary washington university in fredricksburg. she told the audience the president needs four more years to complete what he started. >>> today maryland's public service commission will conclude its hearing into this summer's derecho storm. after traveling around the state last month to hear from utility customers, now members are asking pepco and other power companies how they can avoid week-long outages after major storms. thu
is the police department responding that that homeland security fbi security alert? we asked, and anita if we ever get an answer, we'll tell you. >> thank you. >>> president obama addressed the recent killings in libya during his campaign stop in colorado. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. [ cheers and applause ]. [ cheers and applause ] >> i want people around the world to hear me to all of those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> his republican opponent mitt romney spent the day campaigning in virginia and he also discussed the events in libya. >> what a tragedy to lose such wonderful people. >> why do you put us in libya? why do you put us up in libya. >> usa. >> we want to be silent. we're going to keep on going. >> the heckler was escorted out as the events in libya unfoldeled, he has since tried to refocus -- unfolded, he has since tried to refocus it back on the economy. >>> the search for answers goes on tonight in the case of a prince george's county teenager gunned down tuesday simply walking his way to school. now,
by a terrorist group with links to al qaeda. as f.b.i. agents and other investigators continue to sift through all of the evidence, evidence is mounting that this was a precisely typed raid carried -- timed raid carried out by heavily armed militants. the militants attacked what was thought to be a secret safehouse right as libyan and security forces were arriving at the consulate to rescue the staff that was being evacuated. eastern libya's interior minister believes the militants were tipped off to the location by infiltrators within the consulate security force. the same minister also saying the militants were likely using the civilians protesting that anti-islam film as a cover for their attack. yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton made it very clear that the u.s. government had nothing to do with the video that prompted these protests all over the middle east. >> to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to provoke rage. >> reporter: that rage over the video continued today in
in connection with a proposed parking garage project. f.b.i. agents also arrested mack's brother and campaign supporter. the men received 54 -- $54,000 in bribes. >>> thousands of chicago teachers spent their first day on strike rallying in the streets wearing red shirts. teachers marked to the school system's headquarters. the union called the strike sunday after not resolving disagreements over several issues, including how teachers will be evaluated. >>> nasa has released some self- portraits of the mars rover curiosity. the rover snapped these shots while testing the color camera at the tip of its 7-foot long robotic arm. the rover landed on the red planet last month and will spend two years exploring large craters for signs of microbiotic life. >>> despite improved treatments and survival rates, breast cancer is still a scary diagnosis. now a new facility is focusing on reassurance as well as treatment. dr. sonia kella is director of the shady grove breast imaging center which is holding an open house tomorrow. again, welcome here this morning. thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> t
personnel to leave libya. the fbi has opened an investigation into the deaths of ambassador stevens and the three other americans killed. at the state department, danielle nottingham, derek, back to you. >> thank you. of course, this is a reminder. there are thousands upon thousands of u.s. diplomats working overseas and this horrible killing incident is a reminder that this can be dangerous work. we should also note that many of them have studied, lived or worked right here in the d.c. area and bruce johnson is here with a story of how some of them are reacting to the slayings of the ambassadors and the others overseas. >> absolutely. they're saying it's dangerous work but they're surprised because after all, we supported the overthrow of gadhafi. the flag is at half staff outside the johns hopkins graduate school of advanced international studies in washington. >> we're often grateful to our military. we often forget the civilians who serve abroad. >> reporter: daniel serwer is a proffer of conflict resolution at hopkins. he's been in afghanistan, the balkans, iraq, the sudan and
. later 55-year-old nakoula basseley nakoula was released at an undisclosed location. f.b.i. agents have arrested an 18-year-old they say was planning to detonate a car bomb outside a bar in downtown chicago. his arrest was the restxt of an undercover operationóxdïÑiÑ=l% h agents pretending to be extremists provided him with a fake bomb. teachers rallied in chicago yesterday as negotiators worked on a deal to end their week-old strike. union leaders are expected to vote on a tept tiff agreement this afternoon. outstanding issues include jobçó security and a new teacher evaluation process. the british royal familiar lee says it's consideringÑi all proportionate responses in its effortÑ topless photos of princeÑi william's wife kate. an irish tabloid published them yesterday and an iwqlianñr gossp magazine says it will as well. as of a minute]iÑ past midnight this morning the national hockey league is closed for busl team owners lockedÑi out playeri after failing to reach an agreement on how to split the league'sÑi $3.3 billion in revenue. here's today's weather. sunny and cle
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